Ron Lieback

Adventure Motorcycle Gear: 5 Must Knows for Comfort & Safety

By Ron Lieback Motorcycling comes with a sense of freedom you can’t experience anywhere else, especially on an ADV bike. Go anywhere, anytime. And bring a group of buddies along to share the stories with. Really, there isn’t anything better. Going anywhere at any time, however, arrives with its own risks. Brutal weather conditions, treacherous [...]

What to Look for in an ADV Motorcycle Tire

Understanding ADV Motorcycle Tires By Ron Lieback Photos by Donni Reddington Let’s give the ADV tire engineers a break. These fine individuals are tasked with one of the most difficult jobs in the two-wheel industry: creating safe and sticky tires that don’t work in not just one, but all conditions. Take a second to think [...]

How to Keep the ADV Moto-Mind Fresh During Winter (6 Tips)

The Mindful Winter Motorcycling Tips By: Ron Lieback For those of us not living in states that are plagued with snow during the winter months - yes, plagued is the word I chose - icy and frigid conditions prevent riding time. Many of us continue to ride all winter long, regardless of snow and colder [...]

KTM Gets a Perfect Trinity of Luggage: Zega Pro Panniers Review

Story and Photos by Ron Lieback Tired of beating on my boring - but stupidly dependable -  V-Strom that had nearly 80K on its clock, this past spring I bought a KTM 1190 Adventure R. This is the ultimate adventure tourer for those who crave serious performance both on- and off-road. I fell for the [...]

Must-Do East Coast ADV Rides: Pennsylvania & New Jersey

By Ron Lieback East Coast ADV motorcycling has its four-season challenges--especially if you don’t like the cold.  But for the more passionate adventure riders based in the east, a few weeks of riding in frigid temperatures is better than lounging on a warm couch watching yet another replay of Backcountry Discovery Route DVDs.  The beauty [...]